PETTICOAT LAKE CABIN
LAKEFRONT (Petticoat Lake)
*ROWBOAT and PADDLE BOAT INCLUDED
*PETS ARE WELCOMED
*PRIVATE BOAT DOCK
This quaint 2 bedroom cabin faces the beautiful, calm 80 acre private Petticoat Lake. It comes with a full kitchen, bathroom with a shower and comfortable living room. Eat breakfast overlooking Petticoat Lake or enjoy the beautiful 2 level deck leading toward the sandy bottom lake. Also, parents can lounge around on the swimming platform just off of the dock. The two-person swing along the water is ideal for reading a good book, watching the kids swim or just relaxing to the rhythm of the breeze that surrounds you.
Direct TV is at the cabin, with a new flat screen TV with premium movie channels (for Summer 2015) with a TV in both the living room and the 2nd bedroom with twin bunks. The bedroom with the queen-sized bed has only a TV with a VCR.
The simple, basic pontoon boat with an electric motor is at the cabin for your sole use along with a 2-person paddle boat.
Ishpeming: Chippewa Indian translation for "on the summit". Visit this gorgeous city that was rooted in the discovery of Iron Ore during the 1840's. Only about 40 mins drive from the cottage.
Marquette: Known for being the UP's largest populated community. Both Northern Michigan University and Marquette General Hospital are located in this community. Appreciate their community's abundant natrual beauty, unique climate and high quality of life. Also, you can experience "whale watching" Marquette style- by seeing the giant ore and coal freighters unload at the Iron Ore/Presque Isle Dock.
Copper Harbor: Michigan's northernmost community, a truly unique community is about 2 hours North, you can take your time enjoying Baraga State Park as well as Houghton City on your way. The port of Copper Harbor, one of the main shipping points for copper going out and supplies coming in, much of what was built back in the late 1800's is still there for you too appreciate today.
Sightseeing in Marquette County
Waterfalls: There are 11 waterfalls throughout the county that vary in walking time and vertical drops.
Lighthouses: There are 7 lighthouses throughout the county to view, bring your camera for the great photo opportunities.
Golfing: There are 5 golf courses/clubs around the county offering 18 holes.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Row boat: We have a basic row boat (with new oars) available for your use.
Paddle boat: We have a 2 person paddle boat available for your sole use as well.
Cell phone service: Cell phone service is generally unreliable in the Upper Peninsula when you travel outside of Marquette and Escanaba. AT&T has been very unreliable in the cabin. Walking down to the road is the best option.
Fishing: There is not gear here. However, you are more than welcome to bring your own fishing supplies.
Grills: There are 2 grills at the cottage-- a larger one with propane and a small portable charcoal grill
Lawn Furniture: We have 2, 2 person swings. One on the deck, and another down by the lake. Plus, we have an outdoor patio set for 4.
Pets: Yes! *Pets are welcome! Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $50/per pet. Please make sure you pick up after your pet. Plus bring your own sheets/blankets if you allow them on the beds/furniture.
Swimming: Right outside the home there is a swimming platform and deck.
TV: New flat screen TV with Direct TV premium movie channels, for the summer of 2015.
Washer/Dryer: Yes, there is a washer and dryer at the cottage. Finally we have found the perfect size (apartment-sized) washer and dryer to fit the space designed for them.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore: is 105 miles and 2 hours 12 minutes away.
Tahquamenon Falls State Park: is 174 miles and 3 hours 13 minutes away.
Mackinac Bridge: is 211 miles and 3 hours 52 minutes away.